The Warsaw associate chapter of Tri Kappa recently collected personal hygiene articles, toiletry items and cash totaling over $600 for Fellowship Missions guests and services. Tri Kappa has the mission of promoting charity, culture and education and has been in Indiana more than 100 years. Pictured (L-R) are Veisa Staton, Tri Kappa charity coordinator, and Nadine Gibbs, Fellowship Missions house and kitchen manager.
The Warsaw associate chapter of Tri Kappa recently collected personal hygiene articles, toiletry items and cash totaling over $600 for Fellowship Missions guests and services. Tri Kappa has the mission of promoting charity, culture and education and has been in Indiana more than 100 years. Pictured (L-R) are Veisa Staton, Tri Kappa charity coordinator, and Nadine Gibbs, Fellowship Missions house and kitchen manager.
Frances Slocum Chapter DAR

Wabash County Frances Slocum Chapter INDAR will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Grandstaff Hentgen Activity Room, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

The speaker will be Claudia Rosen, a volunteer at 85 Hope. 85 Hope is a free clinic for individuals with no insurance, located at Friends Church, Wabash.

Prospective members and guests are welcome to attend.

DAR membership is open to any woman 18 and older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. For more information visit www.dar.org, or contact Linda Thompson at 260-563-4661 or Barbara Amiss at 260-982-4376.



Agnes Pruyn Chapman DAR

Agnes Pruyn Chapman DAR met Jan. 23 at Richards Restaurant, Warsaw, with nine members and one guest.

Following lunch, Vice­ Regent Paulene Holderman led the opening rituals, then introduced speaker Jay Michael, executive director of the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts. The Wagon Wheel Playhouse has been in existence since 1956, when plays were presented in a tent. The current building opened in 1962, and air conditioning was added in the 1970s. In 2012, Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts became a not-for-profit organization. The Wagon Wheel has expanded in recent years by sponsoring Symphony of the Lakes along with Grace College. It also partners with Warsaw Community Schools by using the Performing Arts Center at the high school.

Nanette Newland read the president general's message. Holderman gave the national defense report on the Women's Military Memorial at Arlington, Va. Evelyn Rake reported on the chapter’s use of social media. The group is considering a Facebook page or local website. Rake will give details at the next meeting.

Holderman, reporting for the nominating committee, said anyone who would like to be on a particular committee should let her know. Committees will be assigned.

The next meeting will be at noon Feb. 27 at Richards in Warsaw. The program will be presented by the Warsaw Chamber of Commerce.

Membership in Daughters of the American Revolution is open to any woman who had an ancestor who fought in or aided the patriot cause during the American Revolution. Contact Kathy Gawthrop at 260-982-7055 with any questions.



Grace Thursday Bridge

The group met Jan. 25 with Karyl Smith as hostess.

Winners were Betty Walston, Smith, and Wayne Walston.



Four Seasons Ladies Bridge

WINONA LAKE — The group met Jan. 24 at Grace Village.

Winners were Beth Huffer, Liz Frazzetta, Nanette Newland and Sharon Holtz.



Wednesday Night Bridge Group

On Jan. 24 the group had five tables of avid bridge players, with the following big winners: Jack Horney, Joan Earhart, Dorothy Herring, Grant Magner, Virginia Horn and Kathy Clary.

Guest host and hostess were Bob Mayer and Joan Kaizer.